ITV has unveiled a first look at the contestants on The Masked Dancer UK!
A spin-off to The Masked Singer, The Masked Dancer will see celebrity contestants perform unique dances, whilst covered from head to toe in extravagant, colourful costumes and face masks leaving the viewers and star panel to guess their identities.
Joel Dommett hosts with The Masked Singer’s Jonathan Ross, Mo Gilligan and Davina McCall making up the panel alongside Strictly star Oti Mabuse.
Starting at 7PM tonight, Saturday 26 May on ITV, the show will feature a total of 12 mystery celebrities stepping onto the dancefloor to take on character alter egos as they trip the light fantastic in a bid to wow the panel and confuse with their moves. Helped each week by a series of clues, it’ll be up to the panel and viewers at home to try and guess the identity of the masked movers.
From ballet to ballroom, salsa to swing and everything in between, here are the characters that will be dancing onto screens…
The Masked Dancer – meet the contestants!
Tearing up the dancefloor, it’s Zip!
Sending the audience into a spin, come on y’all and sing it with me, it’s Carwash!
Who let the dogs out? It’s Beagle!
Introducing a brand-new Nutcracker to the stage, it’s Squirrel!
An ex-STRAW-dinary mover that’s the best dancer in their field, it’s Scarecrow!
I said-a hip, hop, the hippie, the hippie. To the hip hip hop… here comes Frog!
They dance to their own beat – it’s Beetroot!
Will they have snake hips? Can they be charmed by the music? It’s Viper!
You’ve heard of the funky chicken, now meet Rubber Chicken!
This beautiful tropical bird migrates to the dance studio during the Spring, it’s Flamingo!
Whipped cream and whipping viewers into a dance fueled frenzy, it’s Knickerbocker Glory!
They’ll push me and pull you all around the dancefloor, it’s Llama!
The Masked Dancer starts on ITV from 29 May on ITV at 7PM and continues nightly over the next week.
Main image: Beetroot, Carwash and Beagle. ©ITV/Bandicoot TV